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Barcelona to revoke medal awarded to Franco

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Barcelona City Council is to revoke a medal awarded to the late dictator Francisco Franco in 1964, that marked 25 years since the victory of
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Spanish artist defaces Franco tomb

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A Spanish artist, Enrique Terneiro, painted a red dove and the slogan ‘For Freedom‘ on Francisco Franco’s tomb on Wednesday, at the vast mausoleum near Madrid where
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Vatican backs Spain’s search for Franco reburial

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The Vatican said Tuesday it agreed with Spain’s efforts to find an alternative to the Madrid cathedral as a place to rebury late dictator Francisco
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Spain approves exhumation of Franco

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Spanish lawmakers on Thursday approved a decree by the Socialist government authorising the exhumation of late dictator Francisco Franco from a vast mausoleum near Madrid.
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Franco exhumation: Spain passes decree

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Spain’s Socialist (PSOE) government passed a decree on Friday allowing the exhumation of the remains of Franco from his vast mausoleum, a decision that divides